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Re: [IP] Re: Help Me...(tubing chew)



Rachel is 3 (she is scaring 4 to death in July) adn those are some really
good ideas.  Thanks....

Missi

Ouch!!  I asked her if she wanted to go back to shots and she cried!!!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd & Shelly Tyler"

> our son, 5 (he was 3.5 at the time), who used to GNAW on his fingernails!
We
> used that "STOP" stuff, I think by Mavala nail care.  It is a really
bitter
> liquid that you paint on the ends of the nails like nailpolish (clear) and
> when they put their fingers in their mouth it tastes AWFUL!  Maybe "paint"
her
> tubing a couple times and after a taste of that stuff she will stop pretty
> quickly!
>
> We only used the stuff twice as he learned to stop.
>
> Speaking for my son, I know that if he was chewing on his tubing, the
threat
> of going back to shots if he kept it up-- would INSTANTLY stop him from
doing
> that!
>
> Also, we keep his pump encased in the neoprene pouch, and there is a
really
> strong snap to keep the zipper closed, so if her pump and tubing were all
> tucked in there she could not get out anough tubing to chew on! LOL
>
> Let us know how it goes...
>
> Shelly
> (son 5, pumping 10 months)
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